Grants

Category Health
Grants Made in 2007

Action On Smoking And Health

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Amount
$300,000
Category
Health

For: For the purchase and direct costs of research equipment for the F.M. Kirby Program in Neural Repair and Protection-$600,000 in 2005, $400,000 in 2006, and $300,000 in 2007

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc.

Amount
$500,000
Category
Health

For: Alzheimer’s research-$500,000 in 2006 and 2007

American Cancer Society, Inc./Eastern Division

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Programs in the Northwest New Jersey Region

American Cancer Society, Inc./National Office

Amount
$350,000
Category
Health

For: Cancer research

American Council on Science and Health

Amount
$40,000
Category
Health

American Diabetes Association Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

Toward support of Dr. Lisa Martin’s research project

American Federation for Aging Research

Amount
$65,000
Category
Health

For: Basic research

American Heart Association, Inc./Founders Affiliate

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

Toward basic, biomedical cardiac and stroke research

Arthritis Foundation, Inc./National Office

Amount
$85,000
Category
Health

For: Medical research only

Arthritis Foundation, Inc./New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

For: Research

Big Apple Circus, Ltd.

Amount
$40,000
Category
Health

For: Clown Care Program in Metro NYC hospitals

Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$60,000
Category
Health

Toward equipment for genetic breast cancer research

Cancer Research Institute, Inc.

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: Support of Predoctoral Emphasis Pathway in Tumor Immunology

Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$65,000
Category
Health

For: Research

Children’s Hospital Corporation

Amount
$1,000,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
Grants Awarded - 2007

To help support the sustained growth and development of the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center-$1,000,000 for 2007 and 2008; like amount for like use pledged for 2009

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

For: Support of a new targeted stem cell initiative focused on the use of stem cells in spinal cord repair

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$75,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of an electrophysiology rig for the laboratory of Dr. Glen Turner

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths

Amount
$20,000
Category
Health

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward Dysplasia and Cancer Research Initiative

Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, Inc.

Amount
$35,000
Category
Health

For: Ocular Tissue Research Program-$15,000

Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.

Amount
$70,000
Category
Health

For: Retinal degenerative disease research

Foundation for AIDS Research

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: The Scholars Program

Foundation of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

For: Continued research for Synaptic Interactions: Formation and Plasticity

Hospital For Special Surgery Fund, Inc.

Amount
$175,000
Category
Health

For: Support of biomechanics research

Immune Disease Institute, Inc.

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of the fluorescence-activated cell sorter FACS-Aria

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Amount
$1,000,000
Category
Health
Grants Made in
Grants Awarded - 2007

Toward the establishment of a Center for Neurodevelopmental Genomics-$1,000,000 in 2007 and 2008

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc./Northern New Jersey Chapter

Amount
$200,000
Category
Health

Toward the Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston-$200,000 in 2007 and 2008; like amount for like use pledged for 2009

Little Falls Hospital

Amount
$1,575,000
Category
Health

Special one-time support toward the renovation and expansion of the Emergency Department and to name the F.M. Kirby Emergency Department

Lyme Disease Association, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Health

For: Basic research

Marrow Foundation

Amount
$90,000
Category
Health

Toward the Scholars Program for the Study of Post-Transplant Complications

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$666,667
Category
Health

To establish the F.M. Kirby Foundation Brain Tumor Research Fund-$666,667 in 2007 and 2008; pledged for like use-$666,666 in 2009

Morristown Memorial Health Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

For: Support of cardiac equipment for the Gagnon Heart Hospital

National Transplant Assistance Fund, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Category
Health

To support Celebrate Life donor awareness and educational initiatives

New York Blood Center, Inc.

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of Dr. Kotula’s work to develop the mouse model of prostate cancer

New York University School of Medicine

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of ischemic stroke research

Overlook Hospital Foundation

Amount
$50,000
Category
Health

Toward the New Jersey Regional Stroke Quality Initiative-$50,000 in 2006 and 2007

Population Council, Inc.

Amount
$60,000
Category
Health

Toward direct costs only in Postdoctoral Training: Reproductive Biomedicine and Biomedical HIV Research

Rockefeller University

Amount
$1,750,000
Category
Health

To establish the F.M. Kirby Fund for Regenerative Neuroscience-$1,500,000; for continued support of Dr. A.J. Hudspeth’s research in sensory neuroscience-$250,000

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

To support Dr. Hetzer’s cancer research and help establish the Epigenomics Center

Scheie Eye Institute

Amount
$400,000
Category
Health

For: Extraordinary participation in the purchase of research equipment needed by the F.M. Kirby Center scientists

Stamford Hospital

Amount
$30,000
Category
Health

For: Cancer Risk and Prevention Program

Thomas Jefferson University

Amount
$125,000
Category
Health

For: Dr. Schneider’s continued research of Parkinson’s disease-$125,000 in 2007 and 2008

Trudeau Institute, Inc.

Amount
$150,000
Category
Health

To purchase and maintain an expanded colony of aged mice for influenza research

VZV Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$95,000
Category
Health

For: General operating funds for core, research-driven programs

Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology

Amount
$275,000
Category
Health

For: Continued support of Dr. Ellen Heber-Katz’s research on a new model for Central Nervous System Regeneration-$175,000: for the High-Throughput Screen facility-$100,000

Yale University/School of Medicine

Amount
$100,000
Category
Health

Toward the purchase of a confocal microscope for in vivo imaging

Zachary and Elizabeth M. Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation

Amount
$300,000
Category
Health

For: Support of research initiatives in Alzheimer’s and related neurodegenerative disorders

Total $11,591,667